The Big island

Australia, 1970

Film
The Big island thumbnail image.

The aim of this film is to show an international audience within a limited time span some attractive aspects of Australian life. Representing Australia as a brisk and exciting place and creating a mood of a young country on the move. Cinematography by Keith Gow, and Don McAlpine. Music by George Dreyfus. (Awards: AFI Travel Award 1970)

Credits

producer

Frank Bagnall

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323486

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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